Ray J. Jurado, DDS

Ray J. Jurado, DDS

Division Head, Division of Dentistry

Language: English

Appointments & Referrals

1.800.543.7362 (1.800.KIDS DOC)

About Me

Ray Jurado has been Head of the Dentistry Division at Lurie Children’s since 1999. He has had training in General Dentistry, Oral Surgery and comprehensive pediatric dentistry for all children and for patients with special needs. He served as Program Director of Northwestern’s and Lurie Children’s Postdoctoral Program in Pediatric Dentistry from 1999-2019.

Dr. Jurado now focuses his practice on comprehensive dental rehabilitation utilizing general anesthesia for children from infancy to adolescence and patients with special needs. Dr. Jurado operates four days a week in Lurie Children’s main operating room downtown as well as Lurie Children’s Outpatient Center in Northbrook.

Publications

1999 - 2019
Annual resident research project coordination

2012-2013
PHACS - PH202
Oral Health Among Participants in PHACS PH200 – Adolescent Master Protocol (AMP)
A Multi-Center Substudy of the Pediatric HIV/AIDS Cohort Study (PHACS)
Site dental examiner – measured plaque index, gingival index, periodontal probing, bleeding on probing, and gingival margin levels, and hard tissue pathology. Collected samples of plaque and gingival crevicular fluid.

2014-2015
Book Chapter - The 5-Minute Pediatric Consult, 7e -- Dental Caries
Book Chapter - The 5-Minute Pediatric Consult, 7e -- Dental Trauma

2017
Book Chapter Update - The 5-Minute Pediatric Consult, 8e -- Dental Caries
Book Chapter Update - The 5-Minute Pediatric Consult, 8e -- Dental Trauma
Book Chapter - The 5-Minute Pediatric Consult, 8e -- Gingivitis

2017
Year Book of Pediatrics, 2017ed Commentary - “After Hours Trauma”

Clinical Interests: Infant oral health, preventive and restorative dentistry, dentistry for patients with special needs​

Education & Training

Education: Dental School: University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry

Postgraduate Training: General Practice Residency: Cook County Hospital; Pediatric Dentistry Specialty: Northwestern University Dental School, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago; Pediatric Dentistry Fellow: Northwestern University Dental School, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

Board Certifications: Pediatric Dentistry

Professional Organizations: American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry; American Dental Association; Chicago Dental Society; Illinois Society of Pediatric Dentistry; International Association of Pediatric Dentistry; Chicago Dental Society

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